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  1. Pork, fish sales plummet as food scares hit home

    Posted Sep 22nd 2005, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... yesterday. Its associate director, Eva Ng Yee-wah, said 1,500 households participated in the survey, using a HomeScan device to record their purchases. 'The drop in pork in terms of purchases ...

  2. Chicken figurines ruffle some feathers

    Posted May 10th 2006, 12:00am by Felix Chan, Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... not cover her losses. 'At our age, we cannot do much to earn a living other than relying on having a few chickens at home to lay eggs for immediate sale or hatching small chicks to be raised ...

  3. Bird flu case revealed as chicken sales resume

    Posted Dec 31st 2008, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... Mary Ann Benitez A two-month-old girl is in a hospital isolation ward after being confirmed with H9N2 bird flu yesterday- the day live chicken sales resumed after a 21-day ban sparked ... and grandmother, is in stable condition in Tuen Mun Hospital. Her parents and grandmother are under a week's medical surveillance at the family's Hong Kong home while tests continue to see ...

  4. Disco Bay wakes to laughter as families take charity hike

    Posted Nov 17th 2008, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... in the stroller when we got here.' A stay-at-home dad with three young sons said he had also baked chocolate-chip cookies for a fund-raising sale. His wife was in Singapore, he said. 'You always ... Radio 3, Operation Santa Claus- in its 21st year- will benefit 13 charities. Part of the funds raised will go to the SCMP Homes for Hope project to help victims of the Sichuan earthquake. ...

  5. 'Road trip' getting an early start this year

    Posted Nov 13th 2008, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... and parents at the end of the walk. A garage sale will be held on November 29 at the University of Science and Technology. It was a good social event for the university, said Jean Hudson, a sale ... with heart defects and elderly people with end-stage kidney failure or dementia. Still others offer an ear to people on the verge of suicide or a temporary home for victims of abuse. Some ...

  6. Smoking bill set to impose graphic images

    Posted Apr 30th 2005, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... restaurants and entertainment premises. Tobacco companies will also be banned from using 'descriptors' such as mild or light, while 9,000 retailers will be prohibited from sale and product promotions relating to tobacco. The smoking ban, if passed, would cover 10,000 restaurants, bars, bathhouses and mahjong parlours, all 2,000 tertiary institutions, hundreds of elderly care homes ...

  7. Shenzhen outlaws human organ trade

    Posted Aug 23rd 2003, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... to 500,000 yuan. Many Hong Kong patients have bought organs for transplants in Shenzhen after waiting in vain for donor organs at home. Most organs for transplant on the mainland are harvested from ... and the demand for organs has fuelled a trade in which the desperately poor sell organs to survive. Notices offering organs for sale can be seen in Guangzhou hospitals. Fewer than 20 per cent of people ...



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